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Torsten Schumann is interested in everyday objects within urban spaces. Which is why he often wonders why and to what purpose people create certain things. What might the story behind these objects be? Sometimes it is possible to guess at a connection, but often enough, they remain a mystery.
Torsten Schumann (* 1975) is a Berlin based photographer. He is interested in everyday situations and details within urban spaces.
He exhibited in group shows as the Royal Photographic Society, CONTEXT of the Filter Photo Festival Chicago and Circulation(s) Paris.
He has been awarded a PDN Photo Annual Award, OPUS Kulturmagazin Prize and the Arte Laguna Prize.
His work is found in collections as the JPMorgan Chase Art Collection New York.
His monograph ”More Cars, Clothes and Cabbages” was published by Peperoni Books. ”Off Keel” was shortlisted at the Dummy Awards UNSEEN 2016 and Kassel 2017.
Photography helps Torsten Schumann question the everyday. The more he does this, the more he sees the world as an enigma.